College Rocket League is BACK with $300,000 in scholastic awards and we’ve got you covered on the format, qualified teams and how to watch CRL Fall 2022.

The College Rocket League Fall league play kicks off next week! To help you prepare for the upcoming season, we’ve got all you need to know about the format, qualified teams and how to watch CRL Fall 2022. 

How to watch College Rocket League Fall 2022

The College Rocket League broadcasts officially kick off on October 11th and will be live on the CollegeCarball channel on Wednesdays and the Rocket League channel on Thursdays until November 10th. 

College Rocket League Fall broadcasts start October 12 (Image via Rocket League Esports).
College Rocket League Fall broadcasts start October 12 (Image via Rocket League Esports).

Check out the full broadcast schedule:

League play:

Time
Date
Stream
5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Wednesday, October 12
CollegeCarball channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Thursday, October 13
Rocket League channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Wednesday, October 19
CollegeCarball channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Thursday, October 20
Rocket League channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Wednesday, October 26
CollegeCarball channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Thursday, October 27
Rocket League Channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Wednesday, November 2
CollegeCarball channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Thursday, November 3
Rocket League channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EST
Wednesday, November 9
CollegeCarball channel
5pm PDT / 8pm EST
Thursday, November 10
Rocket League channel

Playoffs:

Time
Date
Stream
5pm PST / 8pm EST
Thursday, November 17
A-Stream: Rocket League channel
B-Stream: CollegeCarball channel
5pm PST / 8pm EST
Friday, November 18
A-Stream: Rocket League channel
B-Stream: CollegeCarball channel

Championship: 

Time
Date
Stream
10am PST / 1pm EST 
Saturday, November 19
Rocket League channel
10am PST / 1pm EST 
Sunday, November 20
Rocket League channel

Teams competing in CRL Fall 2022

The College Rocket League Fall 2022 season kicked off with two weekends of qualifiers for both the eastern and western regional conferences. 16 teams qualified each weekend for North American league play, split across the two regions. 

While many familiar teams from past CRL seasons qualified, this season also saw the qualification of 12 schools that have never competed in CRL. Check out the 32 teams competing this season: 

32 teams qualified for the College Rocket League Fall 2022 season (Image via Esports.gg).
32 teams qualified for the College Rocket League Fall 2022 season (Image via Esports.gg).

West Teams:

  • Columbia College Navy
  • UNLV
  • Mizzou Gold
  • UT Arlington
  • UT Dallas
  • UNT Esports
  • Missouri S&T
  • Keyano Huskies Esports
  • Boise State Blue
  • Ottawa Braves
  • CSUF Blue
  • Cal Poly
  • Saint Edwards University
  • Oregon
  • SDSU
  • GCU

East Teams:

  • West Virginia University
  • Indian River State College
  • Brewton Parker College
  • Seton Hall
  • Rochester University
  • Penn State Blue
  • Northern Kentucky
  • Kennesaw State
  • Northwood
  • Fisher Falcons
  • SHU Saints
  • Akron Zips Blue
  • Stockton University
  • Northwood White
  • Université Laval
  • Ball State University Red

Format and the College Rocket League World Championship

College Rocket League Fall 2022 follows a similar format to previous seasons. 

32 teams split across the eastern and western conferences will compete in a round robin bracket across five weeks. The top eight teams from East and West will move on to compete in their respective, single-elimination conference playoffs. 

The top six teams split between the East and West conferences will move on to the double-elimination Championship.

World Championship

This year’s College Rocket League season will culminate in the 2023 Collegiate Rocket League World Championship. 

In their latest CRL announcement, Psyonix released the 2023 CRL World Championship invite structure:

  • The top two teams from each CRL Championship (Fall and Spring)
  • The top two teams with the best League Play record from the overall CRL 2022-23 season for both East and West Conferences
  • The top two teams from the North American and European Last Chance Qualifiers
  • The top four teams from the European University Rocketeers’ Championship (EURC)

Fall Open

Schools that did not qualify for CRL League play have the opportunity to compete in the College Carball Association (CCA) Open for their chance at $40,000 in prizing (across two splits) and a spot in the North American CRL Last Chance Qualifier.

Teams can compete in four open events per split. Through competing in the CCA Open, teams earn points to compete in the North American CRL Last Chance Qualifier. Registration for the CCA Open is now live

Points awarded:

Place
Points
1st
401
2nd
300
3rd
240
4th
185
5th
130
6th
130
7th
75
8th
75

CCA Open Competition Dates: Fall 2022

  • Open Tournament 1: October 22 & 23, 2022
  • Open Tournament 2: November 5 & 6, 2022
  • Open Tournament 3: November 12 & 13, 2022
  • Open Tournament 4: November 19 & 20, 2022

North American Last Chance Qualifier

48 teams from various competitions will be invited to the North American Last Chance Qualifier, where teams compete for their chance at one of two spots in the 2023 College Rocket League World Championship. 

According to CCA, the NA Last Chance Qualifier invites come from both the CRL Spring 2023 competition and auxiliary competitions:

  • CRL Spring 2023 - 26 teams that qualified for CRL Spring 2023 but did not qualify for the CRL World Championship.
  • Auxiliary Competitions - 22 teams from the CCA Open and to-be-announced competitions

For announcements regarding the auxiliary competitions, be sure to join the CCA Discord server. 

We hope you’re excited about CRL Fall 2022! Stay tuned to Esports.gg for more College Rocket League content. 

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